Abandoned farm that slowly the forest takes back. Who lived here and why did they leave. Was it a big lively family laughing around the dinner table after a hard days work. Children grew up and went away to university and high payed jobs in the city, even to the other side of the world, maybe Down Under?

The old couple staying on until their bodies gave in to age. Now sitting in the retirement home with their memories. Memories of the cows mooing a salute for the early morning milking. The smell of warm stable on a cold winter morning. Pigs grunting as they slowly wake up ready to be feed. Laughter from children playing hide and seek at the forest edge. A gentle kiss and a caress over her pregnant belly.

The fading photo of a smiling family in front of the farm silently slips from her hand as she falls asleep in the chair.

Happiness is a retrospect, ha de Gött!

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  1. Nature always takes back, if it gets the chance…. 🙂

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  2. love your whimsical wonderings, Ulle 🙂

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